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Animal Spirit Guide Meaning & Interpretation: The Phoenix
Introduction to the Phoenix Spirit Guide
The phoenix is a creature of great wonder and mystery. The great bird can be found in mythologies all across the globe, ranging from China to Greece.The phoenix is a mythological creature and there has never actually been any evidence that the "firebird" has ever existed.
The story of the phoenix begins in Egyptian mythology. The Egyptians viewed it as a symbol of the sun. This is a great power animal for Pagans who practice Egyptian Paganism.
It is said that the phoenix has a 500-1000 year life span. When it reaches the end of it's life span, the bird is said to do something absolutely amazing. It is said that the phoenix builds a nest near the end of it's life span and then ignites itself, burning itself and the nest. From the rubble, a new phoenix is said to arise, taking the place of the older one. It is not known if the bird is immortal, or that the "reborn" one is simply it's offspring.
My Other Hubs on Animal Spirit Guides
- Animal Spirit Guides: The Raven
Curious about the Raven being your possible animal spirit guide? This hub provides information on what the raven means as a spirit guide and how to connect with the raven.
- Animal Spirit Guides: The Wolf
Wolf spirit guides are covered in this hub with an introduction to wolves themselves as well as how the wolf spirit can guide you.
- Spirit Guides & Spirit Animals - Finding Your Animal Spirit Guide
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Books on Animal Spirit Guides
- Associated with the sun and fire.
- Symbolizes transformation and a new beginnings.
- Great power animal for those who are experiencing change or a new start in life.
- Great power animal for healers.
Phoenix Spirit Guide Meaning
The phoenix spirit guide should be sought out by anyone searching for, or in need of, a new beginning. The phoenix is one of the purest symbols of transformation and rebirth. If you are going through a troubling time and are looking to start fresh, seek out the phoenix spirit and ask for guidance.
Fire and the phoenix are practically one, making the phoenix spirit a common spirit guide for people born under the element fire. People born with the element fire tend to be feisty, complicated, and often times in need of guidance. The phoenix spirit is great for all of these issues because the phoenix understands and can relate, because it too is just as feisty and just as complicated.
If you are a healer or in need of healing, the phoenix is a great spirit guide to seek out. With its symbolism of purity, renewal, and change, it can be a great spirit to look up to and to seek guidance from when performing healing spells and rituals.
If you are interested in seeking out the phoenix spirit, try lighting some candles and meditate. Being near or working with fire is one of the best ways to connect with the phoenix spirit.